Cliff Bleszinski

Clifford Michael Bleszinski (born February 12, 1975), popularly known as CliffyB, is a video game designer, and former design director for the game development company Epic Games. He is most famous for his role in the development of the Unreal franchise, especially 1999's Unreal Tournament, and the Gears of War franchise. He cites Shigeru Miyamoto as his biggest influence.
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  • Rumour: Gears of War Collection Heading to Xbox One?

    … the message of “#TheMarcusFenixCollection Gears of War 1-3 Xbox One” to head of Xbox Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s Major Nelson, Gears of War’s current developer Black Tusk Studios and veteran producer Rod Fergusson. Phil Spencer, however, took the opportunity to retweet the message and raised suspicion that maybe Microsoft is currently working on bringing…

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  • Cliffy B Discusses Weapon Design for Upcoming Shooter BlueStreak

    … Cliff Bleszinski, former developer of Epic Games fame, has revealed some interesting information on the weapon design for Boss Key Studios’ upcoming arena shooter, BlueStreak (working title). While Cliff did an AMA on Reddit last month, and continues to post updates such as these on social media and, the sci-fi game remains somewhat of a mystery…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski Bringing New Arena FPS To PC

    … Cliff Blezinski former Epic Games CEO and the man behind Gears of War is coming out of retirement for this PC exclusive shooter “BlueStreak”. Bleszinski with his new studio, Boss Key Productions are going to team up with Nexon for the project. “No one knows the free-to-play market better than Nexon, which is why they were the obvious partner…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski Releases Concept Art for Project BlueStreak

    … experiment, tweak, tune, and most importantly, build a positive community around the game as we develop it.” Cliff Bleszinski It seems that Cliff wants to stay away from the pay-to-win model that has plagued modern free-to-play games, but at the same time, he also blatantly states the he has no idea how he will make money off of Project BlueStreak…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski unlocks his new studio- Boss Key

    … Cliffy B officially announced his new studio, and his first gig post-Gears of War. Boss Key Productions is Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski’s new baby, and although we know little (to nothing really) about what the first project for the studio will be, we do have a few hints. According to a Polygon report, the new company has filed…

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  • Cole Train Set To Charge Through The Next Gears Of War

    … teased the once, with Black Tusk Studios manager Rod Fergusson releasing a blurred out image of what seems to be part of the scenery of the new game. Beyond this image, as well as Mr Speight’s purported involvement, there is currently little known about the next Gears instalment. However, Gears creator Cliff Blezinski has announced that he has…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski Opens Boss Key Productions

    …Former Epic Games designer Cliff Bleszinski is returning to video game development with a new studio called Boss Key Productions and a game labeled Project Bluestreak. Boss Key Productions is incorporated to Bleszinski, and Cliff Bleszinski has posted a link to Boss Key’s twitter account, which mentions Project Bluestreak. There is also…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski’s New Company Revealed, Announcement Soon

    …Cliff Bleszinski is slowly making his way back into the news more and more with each passing day. This time more info has surfaced about his new company, which is called Boss Key Productions. Bleszkinski incorporated the company a few months ago and it can..... The post Cliff Bleszinski’s New Company Revealed, Announcement Soon appeared first on Attack of the Fanboy.…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions uncovered

    …Cliff Bleszinski will announce his first project since leaving Epic Games in 2012 next week. And it looks like it will come from a new start-up the Gears of War designer incorporated back in April called Boss Key Productions. Further investigation, via Superannuation, reveals a website for the studio, which teases something coming soon with […] Read Cliff Bleszinski’s Boss Key Productions uncovered in full on Gematsu.…

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  • Cliff Bleszinski to reveal new project on July 8

    … Cliff Bleszinski, one of the lead designers on Gears of War who left Epic Games back in 2012, is “officially coming out of retirement to make video games again,” he said on Twitter. Bleszinski will reveal his new project next Tuesday, July 8. The developer launched a countdown timer to the reveal of the new […] Read Cliff Bleszinski to reveal new project on July 8 in full on Gematsu. …

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  • Gears Of War’s Cliff Bleszinski Returns With Project Silverstreak

    … Gaming development legend Cliff Blezinski has finally announced his return to the industry that his heart resides in. After deciding to leave Epic Games about 20 months ago in order to gain a ‘fresh start’. Considering that Cliffy B began working with Epic Games when he was 17 years old and eventually led to him becoming the lead designer…

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